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Mindful breathing to counter student stress

Mindful breathing to counter student stress

by Ryan Hornish, Assistant to the Editorial Board

November 13, 2019

Starting Tuesdays and Thursdays during lunch, ten-minute mindful breathing Sessions will be held for students feeling overwhelmed from school and extracurriculars. These sessions will take place during the first half of lunch, as to not interfere with students’ free period. English teacher Rand...

A twist on baking gluten free

by Sarah Jennings, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

When entering the home of high school student, Nina Bober, you will find that most of the action is in the kitchen. Nina Bober has recently begun to use her passion for baking—with a restricted diet—to create new dessert recipes. Nina Bober, a junior taking classes like AP English and Language an...

Former athletes praised in Glen Rock Hall of Fame

Former athletes praised in Glen Rock Hall of Fame

by Rob Zamparelli, Social Media Manager (Twitter)

October 27, 2019

The 2019 Glen Rock Hall Fame Induction was held on Oct. 13 at the Tides in North Haledon for its 5th induction of coaches, players and teams. The list of the 2019 inductees can be found on The Glen Rock Hall of Fame website (http://glenrockhf.org/inductees/). The Glen Rock Hall of Fame was created in 2008 by ...

Pardon her French

Pardon her French

by Lauren Patasnik, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

The young girl with brown hair and green eyes climbed into her sailing boat and started heading towards the horizon. The rain was hitting her face while the wind swayed her back and forth. She suddenly heard a smashing sound and was almost thrown overboard. Her boat filled with water and nightmares began...

Freshman Actress Dons Lacrosse Goalie Pads Between Acts 

by Yana Prakhina, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

The 14-year-old freshman may have been a part of the theater community since she was five years old, but back then she wasn't exactly jumping for joy to be the next background tree in Peter Pan. Today, Lily Alvino has acted in 23 different plays and is now taking on lead roles. Her family friends...

A high school runner’s commitment to being the best

by Allison Kerper, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

The official fires his starting pistol and Bryce Fisher takes off. Nerves fade as his feet start to hit the ground in a rhythm he knows well.  He is familiar with each curve as he rounds the track during the 1600 meter race. Observers can spot his bright white spikes and red-and-black track uniform...

Senior contemplates breaking family college tradition

Senior contemplates breaking family college tradition

by Abby Weber, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

Kelsey Boyle is one decision away from breaking a family tradition.  Her story is almost as typical as any other. Like others, senior year has brought its benefits; she loves leaving for lunch and feels independent as she drives her and her sister to school. An honors student and a life-long lacro...

On and off the ice

On and off the ice

by Emma Neubart, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

Stepping onto the ice at the Chicago Bauer National Championship in 2012, Anthony Maurice had his focus on one thing, winning. Nerves consumed him as he stared into the eyes of the opposing forward of the L.A. Junior Kings. The puck had been dropped at center ice for the face off. As he skated along th...

High school welcomes HOSA as new extracurricular

High school welcomes HOSA as new extracurricular

by Michael Taromina, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

A new club is entering the extracurricular field at the high school, HOSA. HOSA stands for Health Occupations Students of America and is run by Biology teacher Kelsey Brentnall. Brentnall has taught Biology for two years and also teaches the Dynamics of Health Care elective. The club aims to h...

Restrictions to homecoming dance helps make the night fun for everyone

Restrictions to homecoming dance helps make the night fun for everyone

by Alex Vicinanza, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

With new regulations for the homecoming dance, students are anxious to get tickets before it’s too late.  A ticket for the Oct. 12 dance costs $20. In previous years, students could wait until the week before the dance to get their tickets. This year, though, there is a maximum and minimum amoun...

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